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NONPROFIT HOUSING ROUNDTABLE OF CENTRAL FLORIDA AGENDA

Wednesday, February 24, 1999 @ 8:30 A.M., Beardall Center, Orlando



MISSION: To increase the supply of decent affordable housing provided by nonprofit organizations to low and very low income families through coordination among nonprofits to enhance capabilities, expand funding opportunities, maximize training, and develop new partnerships.



Time (Min) Agenda Item

8:00-8:30 Networking between members and guests

8:30-8:35 Introduction of members/guests (Katie Porta)

8:35-8:40 Approval of minutes

8:40-8:50 Sponsor -- Consumer Credit Counseling Service (Barbara Mortan)

8:50-9:10 Speaker -- Orlando Neighborhood Improvement (Bob Ansley) -- Navy Annex Project

9:10-9:20 Introduction -- Randy Sprayberry from Home Buyer Counseling Collaborative

9:20-9:35 Other Items:

County HAC Report (Judith Kovisars)

City of Orlando HAC Report (Bob Ansley)

9:40 New Business:

Review correspondence

Next membership meeting -- Wednesday, March 31, 1999 @ 8:30 am at The Beardall Center



Adjourn (TOTAL MEETING TIME -- 1 HOUR AND 15 MINUTES)



The Beardall Center, 800 S. Delaney Street , Orlando, FL 32806

The meeting will be in the multi-purpose room, 1st floor.



THE NONPROFIT HOUSING ROUNDTABLE OF CENTRAL FLORIDA -- ACTION PLAN

Goal 1. To educate the entire community on the role of the nonprofit sector as an important partner in the housing delivery process.

a. Communicate housing and nonprofit needs to local area government

b. Develop quantifiable goals for the Roundtable to allow for evaluation of this organization's effectiveness.

c. Invite guest speakers to speak monthly. Pick out topic relevant to nonprofit housing providers (i.e. management, development, underwriting) and have speaker make 30 minute presentation.

Goal 2. To pool skills and resources of nonprofit housing producers and housing support agencies

a. To use the nonprofit Roundtable to gain organizational and functional strength to achieve our mission by convening regular meetings to share information, and to plan and coordinate activities of the participating nonprofits

b. To evaluate and prepare an annual plan that quantifies projects and funding needs of the participating nonprofits and prepare joint funding support request to the various funding entities

c. To promote and support emerging nonprofit housing organizations.

Goal 3. To pursue various partnership opportunities and linkages with for-profit developers and builders.

a. Strengthen relationships between nonprofits and private sector

b. To become active participants in the Homebuilder's association to cultivate support of for-profit developers and builders and to seek out opportunities for joint-ventures, other business relationships and mentoring.

Goal 4. To pursue activities that would increase the availability of low cost funds to nonprofits.

a. Subscribe to legislative, funding resource. Monitor and report on upcoming funding programs.

b. Develop calendar of funding source with contact, deadline and summary information.

Goal 5. To pursue activities that would encourage governments to provide grants and loans to nonprofits for technical assistance and housing production.

 

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